Current Press Releases and Media Statements

2014 Press Releases

December 2, 2014
ACG and ASGE Issue Updated Quality Indicators for GI Endoscopic Procedures

September 22, 2014
Good Bowel Cleansing Is Key for High-Quality Colonoscopy
U.S. Multi-Society Task Force Releases Consensus Statement on Adequate Bowel Cleansing for Colonoscopy

August 5, 2014
Genetic Testing of Tumor is Recommended for Colorectal Cancer Patients

August 5, 2014
American College of Gastroenterology Releases Evidence-Based Systematic Review on Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

June 30, 2014
New Joint Education Standards Help GI & Hepatology Training Programs Meet Accreditation Requirements

June 17, 2014
New Guidelines Warn of Liver Dangers from Herbal Supplements, OTC and RX Drugs

May 29, 2014
World Digestive Health Day Focuses on Gut Microbes

April 22, 2014
Combination of Alcohol and Tobacco Increases Risk of Esophageal Cancer

March 17, 2014
Dozens of Groups Meet in Washington to Commit to Eliminating Colorectal Cancer

March 3, 2014
President Declares March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

January 21, 2014
Quinoa Well Tolerated in Patients with Celiac Disease

2013 Press Releases

November 5, 2013
New CDC Report Shows Colorectal Cancer Tests are Underused: 23 Million American Adults Have Never Been Tested

November 5, 2013
Data Casts New Light on Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity: Is it an Allergy?

September 18, 2013
Study in New England Journal of Medicine: Colonoscopy Saves Lives
A study published in the Sept. 19 New England Journal of Medicine provides some of the clearest evidence to date that colonoscopy has advantages over sigmoidoscopy for the prevention of colorectal cancer.

September 6, 2013
GIQuIC Endoscopic Quality Benchmarking Registry Now Tracks Upper GI Endoscopy

September 5, 2013
New Guidelines on the Management of Acute Pancreatitis Published by the American College of Gastroenterology